Is data more secure on-premises or in the cloud? The answer might surprise you.

If you’ve spent any time in IT, you’ve probably heard this one. Maybe you even believe it yourself: Data is more secure on premises than in the cloud. It’s such a fundamental...

A snapshot in time: The impact of the wave

One of the most famous works of art, THE GREAT WAVE OFF KANAGAWA (popularly known simply as THE WAVE), depicts a plunging breaker wave executed in the form of Japanese...

Major luxury retail brand weaves resilience into business plan

When a well-known U.S.-based retailer acquired several new brands, management sought to establish a common IT platform to integrate operations and accommodate future...

How To Conduct An Information Security Gap Analysis

One of the most critical tasks I have as an information security consultant is conducting a security gap analysis. This analysis provides a comparison of your security...

Reimagining operational resilience in the aftermath of COVID-19

Many organizations believed they were prepared to withstand a business disruption. Then COVID-19 arrived and the reality set in: They were not as ready as they thought. ...

3 tips to prevent remote workers from falling victim to phishing attacks

The surge in phishing attacks related to COVID-19 is staggering.  Barracuda Networks announced a 667% spike in coronavirus-related phishing messages in March compared to...

How to plan for a natural disaster during a pandemic

Annual hurricane season forecasts are here, and the news is less than ideal. Colorado State University’s forecast predicts "above normal" activity for the 2020 season....

Backblaze Case Study: You’re gonna need a bigger boat

Legend has it that the classic line “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” from the movie ‘Jaws’ came from screenplay co-writer Carl Gottlieb. He added the line based on comments...

5 essential guidelines for transitioning back to the office after COVID-19

We’re not out of the woods yet, but we’re starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel. U.S. states are beginning to take initial steps toward reopening and soon...

5 Benefits of Colocation: Why It Should Be Part of Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy

There’s a lot that goes into managing a data center. Building the infrastructure, purchasing the hardware, securing and maintaining the facility, troubleshooting any...

5 things you should know about AI, machine learning, and enterprise resilience

Will artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) benefit enterprises in their fight against cybersecurity threats? Or will these technologies, in the wrong...

COVID-19: 3 ways to protect your network now that everyone’s working from home

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a hacker’s best friend. Earlier this month, hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization (WHO). More recently,...
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